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I. Introduction
(2,305 words)

Volume XI: Torts | Chapter 6 (1979): Professional Liability

Completed in July 1977

Panayotis J. Zepos, Phoebus Christodoulou

A. Definition and Scope

1. The expression “professional liability” as used here connotes the responsibility in general of the professional person in the exercise of his profession. In addition to civil liability, this embraces obligations enjoined by the criminal and disciplinary laws.1 This chapter is concerned, in…

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Panayotis J. Zepos and Phoebus Christodoulou, “I. Introduction”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 25 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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